Nov 23, 2013 10:00am EST
if you are an npr nerd, and you may also know him as a regular panelist on wait, wait don't tell me. [laughter] and is a contributing editor of atlantic monthly. today he comes to us with his newest work, "alphabetter juice" or "the joy of text." the book for anyone who loves to get physical with words. let's give him another round of applause. [applause] and finally our last author is brad meltzer. and he is a hometown hero who has made a career out of helping all the trim others see the hero within them. he brings us work based upon the popular history channel show in his latest book is the "history decoded: the 10 greatest conspiracies of all time" ended his knew his work, he asks questions in what is going on in area 51 and did john wilkes booth really get away? brad meltzer is the number one best-selling author of the inner circle, as well as a slew of other best-selling books. i would be remiss to say that he and his wife are the leaders who founded and brought this to miami. his latest book just may build bestsellers list and without further ado, i want to have that although
Nov 24, 2013 10:30am EST
completed their presentations. so we'd like to keep this fair be going for 30 more years, don't we? [applause] so let's do it together, and instead of asking you to turn off your cell phones, what i'd like you to do if you have not already done so this weekend is to take out your cell phones and text mbfi to donate to miami book fair international if you're so inclined. doe that it to 41444. thank you -- donate to 41444. thank you so much. please consider donating $30 in support of the 30 years the book fair has been in existence making culture happen here in our community. it's now my pleasure to introduce dr. j.p. austin, a local physician, and he will make the formal introduction of our authors. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. it's an honor and privilege for me to introduce mark halperin and john heilemann, the authors of "double down: game change 2012." i'm a political junkie. i mean, i do medicine sometimes on the side, i think. [laughter] but this second book of what i think of now as a franchise really is really inside baseball at its best. the original "game change,"